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6 Must-Try Local Alaska Dishes

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Best Local Alaska Cuisine
Alaska is home to many wonderful local cuisines. Drawing from the land and cultural history, they reflect their natural surroundings in a way few North American culinary cultures do. While you’re working in Alaska, make sure to try at least one of them, to get a taste for what the...  Read More

How to Enjoy Your Time at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Fun Things To Do at the Mt. McKinley Lodge
The Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge in Denali National Park and Preserve, is a special place. Whether you’re just visiting or working at the lodge, you can experience the flora and fauna, wildlife, hiking trails and more when you follow these tips. Pack your plant and animal identification book Even...  Read More

The History and Evolution of Work Camping

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
The History and Evolution of Work Camping
If you’ve ever dreamed about a nomadic life, seeing the world and trying new experiences—and are happy to live in an RV or tent—work camping might be for you. Work camping in the United States has a long history and has evolved over the years. Here’s a rundown of what...  Read More

Alaska Summer: 8 Activities to Do in the Midnight Sun

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
History and Evolution of Work Camping
As if Alaska didn’t offer enough in the form of natural beauty and culture, the summer’s midnight sun also graciously extends the hours of daily light into a seemingly endless opportunity for fun. Here are eight of our favorite things to do during the Last Frontier’s midnight sun hours. Play...  Read More

All About the Upper Kenai: How to Make the Most of Your Visit

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
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From rafting and fishing to wildlife viewing and just plain relaxing in a beautiful landscape, the Upper Kenai packs everything you’d want out of an Alaska adventure—and has been called the state’s best-kept secret. Only a one-hour drive from Anchorage along the Seward Highway, the Upper Kenai is a goldmine....  Read More

The Best RV Parks Near Juneau to Visit This Summer

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
staying at an rv park near juneau
If you’re planning to work near Juneau for the summer and you have an RV, there are some home-away-from-home RV parks to choose from that let you experience a stay in Alaska while sleeping in your own bed. Spots fill up quickly in the summer, so make your reservations early....  Read More

Hiking for Peak Scenery: Our Favorite Hiking Trails for Mountain Views

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
lost lake trail alaska
We couldn’t begin to make a master list of the best hikes in Alaska – there’s too much beautiful wilderness. But we can share some hikes that offer astounding mountain views. As the first of a series of blogs on hiking trails, here are a few of our favorites! Eielson...  Read More

Off the Clock: 5 Things to Do in Ketchikan After Your Shift

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
What to do in Ketchikan
Ketchikan, Alaska’s fifth-largest city, sits at the southernmost entrance to Alaska’s Inside Passage, a network of waterways that pass through idyllic scenery. Best known for its salmon, scenery and native culture, there is plenty to keep you busy during your evenings and weekends. Check out our list of recommended to-dos...  Read More

Find an Affordable Place to Live in Juneau for the Season

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Finding an Affordable Place to Live in Juneau
Juneau is a great place to find a seasonal job, and as Alaska’s capital, the city is a great place to visit and explore. If you’d love to snag a summer job in this scenic and historic place, but you’ve heard the cost of living is high, don’t worry. Here...  Read More

How to Enjoy the Best Retirement Job in the World

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Best Retirement Job in Alaska
Did you know some of the best retirement jobs are in Alaska? We can’t think of a better way to enjoy your retirement than working and earning vacations in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Here are our tips on how to enjoy your summers in the midnight...  Read More